Top 10 Best Wayne County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 45 public schools serving 15,075 students in Wayne County, OH (there are 17 private schools, serving 1,541 private students). 91% of all K-12 students in Wayne County, OH are educated in public schools (compared to the OH state average of 88%).
The top ranked public schools in Wayne County, OH are Chippewa Intermediate School, Shreve Elementary School and Wooster Twp Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Wayne County, OH public schools have an average math proficiency score of 62% (versus the Ohio public school average of 50%), and reading proficiency score of 67% (versus the 57% statewide average). Schools in Wayne County have an average ranking of 9/10, which is in the top 20% of Ohio public schools.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Ohio public school average of 33% (majority Black).

Best Public Schools in Wayne County (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Chippewa Intermediate School
(Math: 80% | Reading: 78%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
100 Valley View Rd
Doylestown, OH 44230
(330) 658-2214
Grades: 3-6
| 325 students
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Shreve Elementary School
(Math: 77% | Reading: 79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
598 N Market St
Shreve, OH 44676
(330) 567-2837
Grades: PK-6
| 380 students
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Wooster Twp Elementary School
(Math: 78% | Reading: 78%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1071 Dover Rd
Wooster, OH 44691
(330) 264-6252
Grades: K-6
| 434 students
Rank: #44.
Northwestern Elementary School
(Math: 77% | Reading: 78%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
7334 N Elyria Rd
West Salem, OH 44287
(419) 846-3519
Grades: PK-5
| 635 students
Rank: #55.
Hazel Harvey Elementary School
(Math: ≥95% | Reading: 75-79% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
165 Brooklyn Ave
Doylestown, OH 44230
(330) 658-2522
Grades: PK-2
| 309 students
Rank: #66.
Dalton Elementary School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
250 N Church St
Dalton, OH 44618
(330) 828-2707
Grades: K-4
| 350 students
Rank: #77.
Beacon Hill Academy
Charter School
(Math: 80-89% | Reading: 70-79%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
10470 Winesburg Rd
Mount Eaton, OH 44659
(330) 359-5600
Grades: 7-12
| 50 students
Rank: #88.
Norwayne Elementary School
(Math: 74% | Reading: 78%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
286 S. Main Street
Creston, OH 44217
(330) 435-6383
Grades: K-5
| 605 students
Rank: #99.
John R Lea Middle School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
9130 Dover Rd
Apple Creek, OH 44606
(330) 698-3151
Grades: 7-8
| 186 students
Rank: #1010.
Dalton Middle School
(Math: 73% | Reading: 76%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
250 N Church St
Dalton, OH 44618
(330) 828-2405
Grades: 5-8
| 274 students
Rank: #1111.
Norwayne Middle School
(Math: 73% | Reading: 73%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
350 S Main St
Creston, OH 44217
(330) 435-1195
Grades: 6-8
| 320 students
Rank: #1212.
Smithville High School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
200 Smithie Drive
Smithville, OH 44677
(330) 669-3165
Grades: 9-12
| 392 students
Rank: #1313.
Fredericksburg Elementary School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
160 W Clay St
Fredericksburg, OH 44627
(330) 695-2741
Grades: K-8
| 122 students
Rank: #1414.
Triway Junior High School
(Math: 62% | Reading: 72%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3145 Shreve Rd
Wooster, OH 44691
(330) 264-2114
Grades: 7-8
| 239 students
Rank: #1515.
Kean Elementary School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
432 Oldman Rd
Wooster, OH 44691
(330) 345-6634
Grades: K-4
| 322 students
Rank: #1616.
Green Elementary School
(Math: 63% | Reading: 71%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
200 Smithie Drive
Smithville, OH 44677
(330) 669-3501
Grades: K-5
| 520 students
Rank: #1717.
Chippewa Jr./sr. High School
(Math: 60% | Reading: 72%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
466 South Portage
Doylestown, OH 44230
(330) 658-2011
Grades: 7-12
| 612 students
Rank: #1818.
Rittman Middle School
(Math: 63% | Reading: 67%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
50 Saurer St
Rittman, OH 44270
(330) 927-7100
Grades: 6-8
| 208 students
Rank: #1919.
Mount Eaton Elementary School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
8746 Market Street
Mount Eaton, OH 44659
(330) 857-5313
Grades: K-6
| 124 students
Rank: #2020.
Orrville Elementary School
(Math: 73% | Reading: 60%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
605 Mineral Springs St
Orrville, OH 44667
(330) 682-1851
Grades: K-4
| 580 students
Rank: #2121.
Green Middle School
(Math: 65% | Reading: 65%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
200 Smithie Drive
Smithville, OH 44677
(330) 669-3165
Grades: 6-8
| 217 students
Rank: #2222.
Rittman Elementary School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
131 N Metzger Ave
Rittman, OH 44270
(330) 927-7460
Grades: K-5
| 396 students
Rank: #2323.
Waynedale High School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
9050 Dover Rd
Apple Creek, OH 44606
(330) 698-3071
Grades: 9-12
| 346 students
Rank: #2424.
Dalton High School
(Math: 40-49% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
177 Mill St N
Dalton, OH 44618
(330) 828-2261
Grades: 8-12
| 299 students
Rank: #2525.
Orrville Middle School
(Math: 65% | Reading: 62%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
801 Mineral Spring St
Orrville, OH 44667
(330) 682-1791
Grades: 5-8
| 512 students
Rank: #2626.
Apple Creek Elementary School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
173 W Main St
Apple Creek, OH 44606
(330) 698-3111
Grades: PK-6
| 380 students
Rank: #2727.
Norwayne High School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
350 S Main St
Creston, OH 44217
(330) 435-6384
Grades: 9-12
| 431 students
Rank: #2828.
Parkview Elementary School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
773 Parkview Dr
Wooster, OH 44691
(330) 262-3821
Grades: K-4
| 267 students
Rank: #2929.
Northwestern High School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
7473 N Elyria Rd
West Salem, OH 44287
(419) 846-3833
Grades: 9-12
| 345 students
Rank: #3030.
Rittman High School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
50 Saurer St
Rittman, OH 44270
(330) 927-7140
Grades: 9-12
| 233 students
Rank: #3131.
Northwestern Middle School
(Math: 49% | Reading: 62%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
7569 N Elyria Rd
West Salem, OH 44287
(419) 846-3974
Grades: 6-8
| 302 students
Rank: #3232.
Edgewood Middle School
(Math: 47% | Reading: 56%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2695 Graustark Path
Wooster, OH 44691
(330) 345-6475
Grades: 5-7
| 703 students
Rank: #3333.
Triway High School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3205 Shreve Rd
Wooster, OH 44691
(330) 264-8685
Grades: 9-12
| 397 students
Rank: #3434.
Wooster High School
(Math: 38% | Reading: 60%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
515 Oldman Rd
Wooster, OH 44691
(330) 345-4000
Grades: 8-12
| 1,181 students
Rank: #35 - 3635. - 36.
Melrose Elementary School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1641 Sunset Ln
Wooster, OH 44691
(330) 345-6434
Grades: K-4
| 272 students
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Wayne County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Boys Village (Closed 2012)
Special Education School
3011 Akron Rd
Wooster, OH 44691
(330) 264-3232
Grades: 6-12
| 69 students
125 South St
Burbank, OH 44214
(330) 624-2962
Grades: PK-4
| 283 students
7509 W Smithville Western Rd
Wooster, OH 44691
(330) 264-7976
Grades: K-5
| 339 students
2060 E Moreland Rd
Wooster, OH 44691
(330) 264-2378
Grades: K-6
| 107 students
4476 Kidron Rd
Dalton, OH 44618
(330) 857-2781
Grades: K-2
| 185 students
1859 Burbank Rd
Wooster, OH 44691
(330) 262-9676
Grades: K-6
| 223 students
905 Pittsburg Ave
Wooster, OH 44691
(330) 262-9646
Grades: K-6
| 277 students
215 Maple St
Orrville, OH 44667
(330) 682-1761
Grades: PK-3
| n/a students
230 N 1st St
Rittman, OH 44270
(330) 927-7461
Grades: PK-4
| 436 students
209 W Oak St
Orrville, OH 44667
(330) 682-1771
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
629 North Grant St
Wooster, OH 44691
(330) 262-8282
Grades: 8-12
| n/a students
177 Mill St N
Dalton, OH 44618
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
156 N Milton St
Smithville, OH 44677
(330) 669-3501
Grades: K-4
| 260 students
9856 Hogback Rd
Fredericksburg, OH 44627
(123) 456-7890
Grades: PK
| n/a students
1700 East Smithville Western R
Wooster, OH 44691
(330) 345-6474
Grades: K-6
| 304 students
Po Box 378
Smithville, OH 44677
(330) 669-4481
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
99 E Buckeye St
West Salem, OH 44287
(419) 853-4313
Grades: K-5
| 289 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Wayne County, OH?
The top ranked public schools in Wayne County, OH include Chippewa Intermediate School, Shreve Elementary School and Wooster Twp Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in Wayne County, OH?
45 public schools are located in Wayne County, OH.
What percentage of students in Wayne County, OH go to public school?
91% of all K-12 students in Wayne County, OH are educated in public schools (compared to the OH state average of 88%).
What is the racial composition of students in Wayne County, OH?
Wayne County, OH public schools minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Ohio public schools average of 33% (majority Black).

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